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It has snowed so much here in the last couple of weeks. I’m talking record snow, like 2.5 feet high in our yard–which is crazy for here. Well, last week we spent as much time as we possibly could as a family. We did all the fun things, hung out with extended family, played games, it was perfect. I think the holiday’s are just perfect for that very reason. It’s the best reminder of what’s really important, what really matters.
On Saturday morning we packed the car up, piled in and went to find the best hill we could within driving distance. We didn’t have to go far since we live well, at the bottom of hills 😉 Ha! BUT, we found the perfect little mini hill for Blake with a place to park so we could picnic in the back of the car.
When I plan an outing, I like to go all out–picnic, snacks, activity, you know the whole thing. So naturally I packed a picnic in our Clevermade bins. In fact, I used these bins for everything from our snacks to blankets to holding our boots for sledding. They’re the best. We got the sled out, put our boots on and I took all the pictures of Blake going down the hill with Daddy. Her face was seriously the cutest. She would smile huge as they sledded down and then sign more right when they stopped, while saying “mo, mo, mo”. Her tiny little voice is seriously my favorite right now as she learns how to talk more. It’s just so sweet and dainty, seriously..even her “no!” is in the sweetest little voice and all high pitched. In case you couldn’t tell, I’m a little obsessed with her.
After about ten dozen times of sledding down that hill we piled in the car and ate all the snacks. Blake went straight for the goldfish while Marcus and I hit the Dr. Pepper 😉 Priorities.
This year, I’m going to make it a point to do more of these little outings together. They’re perfect, free 😉 and well, they honestly make my heart so happy to just be with the people I love.
What are your favorite family activities? I need all the activities I can get if we’re going to do this more often!
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